The lights are on
Update: A Nintendo of America spokesperson clarified Miyamoto's comments saying the new game is based off of last year's tech demo. Below is the company's statement sent to Game Informer:
In a recent interview, Mr. Miyamoto confirmed that a new Super Mario Bros. game for the Wii U system will be shown at this year's E3 Expo. This is based on the Mario experience that was demonstrated at last year's E3 Expo. We'll have more to announce about our plans for the E3 Expo at a later date.
Nintendo today confirmed it will show off a new Super Mario Bros. title for the Wii U at E3 this June.
The news originally surfaced from an interview with Spanish newspaper El Mundo, where designer Shigeru Miyamoto allegedly said there will be a new Super Mario title at E3. Nintendo later confirmed the news in a statement sent to Eurogamer.
"In a recent interview, Mr. Miyamoto confirmed that a new Super Mario Bros. game for the Wii U system will be shown at this year's E3 Expo," a Nintendo spokesperson said. "We'll have more to announce about our plans for the E3 Expo at a later date."
E3 kicks off on June 5, 2012 in Los Angeles.
color me not surprised
WOOT! WOOT! I REALLY can't wait for E3 2012! More 3DS game details, Wii U details, Wii U games, and even more all coming from Nintendo at E3! What do you think this game will be? Will it be a classic Mario platformer? Will it be a sport game?
Is it June 5 yet.
Awwwwwww yeah! Can't wait! :D
Of course we would see the Mario title at E3 on the Wii U! What other game would they like to show off haha. I'm not complaining, I can't wait to see some Wii U games shown at the Expo.